12 days in Continental USA Itinerary

12 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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12 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

3
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Head to Bergamot Station and Third Street Promenadefor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Magicopolis about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

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Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Shopping, #Nightlife, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station
Melrose Trading Post ©
Melrose Trading Post
Hollywood & Highland ©
Hollywood & Highland

2
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Barneys New York, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): look for gifts at Rick's Restorations, then browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Nature, #Parks
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Forum Shops at Caesars Palace ©
Forum Shops at Caesars Palace

2
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 4th (Thu), stop by The Elliott Bay Book Company, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and then stop by Chukar Cherries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): wander the streets of Pioneer Square, explore the wide array of goods at NORDSTROM, then stop by Archie McPhee, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Seattle are colder (19°C), and nights are slightly colder (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Elliott Bay Book Company ©
Elliott Bay Book Company
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square.

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You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Shopping, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

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